- Brian Sterr
Graphing Rose Curves
You can adjust the coefficients, and of to see who they affect its graph. Trace the curve by clicking "Animate." Watch as the angle goes from to . If you want to switch to a sine graph, simply click the box. You can also choose to show the order that the petals appear by selecting "Show Petal Order."
What do we get if is an odd number? If is even?
What if is a rational number? How will the graph look?
What if is irrational?
How does switching from sine to cosine affect the graph?